|Botanical Name:||Brassica napus|
Lantmännen SW Seed AB
Tel: 46 702 013 031
Hans-Georg Lembke KG
Tel: 043 51 736 130
Lantmännen SW Seed AB, Svalöv, Sweden
Dietmar Brauer, Norddeutsche Pflanzenzücht, Holtsee, Germany
|Agent in Canada:||
Lantmännen SW Seed Ltd.
510 Blackthorn Crescent
|Grant of Rights Date:||2007-05-18|
|Date rights surrendered:||2015-05-18|
Variety used for comparison: 'Defender'
Summary: 'MSL 515C' differs from 'Defender' in flower colour, silique beak length and pedicel length. The flowers of 'MSL 515C are yellow with white stripes in some environments whereas the flowers of 'Defender' are yellow. The silique beak and silique pedicel of 'MSL 515C' are shorter than those of 'Defender'.
PLANT: male sterile mother line, spring seasonal type, short to medium in height at maturity
LEAF: dark green, few lobes, undulating margins with very shallow to shallow dentation
FLOWERS: yellow with white stripes in some environments
SILIQUE: medium in length, short beak, short pedicel
QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS: erucic acid 0.0% of total fatty acids, high glucosinolate content less than 30 µmol/g
Origin & Breeding History: 'MSL 515C' was derived from a cross made in 1998 in Hohenlieth, Germany in conjunction with Svalöf Weibull AB, Svalöv, Sweden. Selection criteria included male sterility, earliness, straw stiffness, high oil content, low glucosinolate content and low erucic acid content.
Tests & Trials: Tests and trials were conducted during the summers of 2003 and 2005 at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Plots consisted of 2 replicates of 8 rows spaced 15 cm apart, were 1.75 metres wide and 3.25 metres long. Plots were laid out in randomized complete block design.
Comparison tables for 'MSL 515C' with reference variety 'Defender'
Means are based on a two year average of 60 plant parts for silique measurements. Differences are significant at the 2% probability level based on LSD values.
Silique beak length (mm) (p less than 0.001)
Silique pedicel length (mm) (p less than 0.001)
Plant height at maturity (cm)
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